Female Foeticide in India

If my family had been uneducated, entrenched in the patriarchal ways of thinking and steeped in the mire of traditionalist thoughts, the possibility of me not seeing the light of day would have been very high. Why? Because I am female. The sex ratio in India stands at 933:1000 (i.e. for every 1000 male births, … Continue reading Female Foeticide in India

How to Write about India

In the JNL6027 class, we were shown this interesting piece titled How to Write about Africa which highlighted the clich├ęs writers and journalists use when expanding on the 'dark continent' (see, I did it too!). It struck me that even India (the country I'll be focusing on in my blog for this module) has its … Continue reading How to Write about India